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At least 50% of lead roles in all genres will be filled by women by 2020, the BBC has pledged. The target is one of...

Live performance is to make a major return to BBC television with a two-year strand that aims to support new work and introduce new...

MPs have called for more and faster action to address the "dangerous" lack of diversity in broadcasting, marking the first time the issue has...

BBC director general Tony Hall has ordered an investigation into actors mumbling lines in TV drama. His intervention comes after viewers complained in February about...

Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Gregory Doran has called for every child in the UK to have a “passport” to Shakespeare, claiming they are...

Too many actors do not speak clearly enough on television or in the theatre, according to an online poll of audiences conducted by The...

Northern Ballet’s production of 1984 is to be screened on BBC4. The ballet, which premiered in Leeds in September last year, will be screened on...

Scripts written by Mike Bartlett for the BBC series Doctor Foster are to be published. Doctor Foster: The Scripts will be released by Nick Hern...

BBC1 controller Charlotte Moore has been made head of the Corporation’s major TV channels and iPlayer as part of a restructure. In the new role...

Alan Yentob has announced he will step down as creative director of the BBC at the end of the year. The producer, who is in...

Doctor Foster star Bertie Carvel has spoken out against “sinister” government cuts to the BBC, claiming theatre actors rely on television work to maintain...

Writers working on BBC dramas have received a 2% increase in their minimum rates of pay. The increase means that writers will now receive £11,520 for...

Drama programmes will be protected from a new £12 million cut to the BBC’s television budget. The move forms part of the Corporation’s plan to...

This is not theatre on television, this is theatre for television. Four 30-minute pieces, created specially by some of the UK’s leading independent companies...

I’m writing on the return from the bombed-out ruins of ‘a north-east town’. Local leaders were gathered round these ruins: not to talk about...

Lenny Henry is to front a 10-part radio documentary on the history of black British theatre and screen as part of a BBC season...

BBC director of television Danny Cohen has announced he is to leave the Corporation to "pursue a new leadership challenge". Cohen, who has worked on...

Richard Eyre has condemned government attitudes towards the BBC, claiming they expose a "deep, venomous stupidity" in politicians. The director, who served as a BBC...
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